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Marketing and Communications

The mission of Marketing and Communications is to clarify and communicate the qualities of the College of Engineering that will attract and retain high quality students, inspire external stakeholders to partner and invest in the college and create a sense of connection and loyalty among our current students, faculty and staff.

The UK College of Engineering Marketing and Communications team plans, directs, and manages the College’s overall communications and marketing efforts. All college-level publications such as Kentucky Engineering Journal, the magazine for alumni and friends of the College, annual reports, informational brochures and other printed materials.

Marketing and Communications also oversees the production and editing of the College’s websites, which includes websites for research centers, institutes, consortia and departments. In addition, the group is a resource for to consult with about best practices for digital marketing. Please note, the group does not create individual websites for faculty or staff; however, Engineering Computing Services can server space and assistance.

Marketing and Communications is also charged with managing public relations and marketing activities for the College. As such, it is the liaison with UK Public Relations and with representatives of the print and electronic media for publicizing achievements of the faculty, staff, and students, events and other College of Engineering programs and initiatives.

Click here to access logos, letterhead, PPTs, brochures and other marketing materials.

The Marketing and Communications Office has won the following industry awards:

  • Lexington American Advertising Awards: Gold Award for Branded Content & Entertainment for Online Film, Video & Sound, 60-seconds or less (2019)
  • CASE III Magazine Improvement Grand Award (2019)
  • CASE III Total Website Design and Organization Award of Excellence (2019)
  • CASE III Cover Illustration Special Merit Award (2019)
  • CASE Kentucky Multi-Page Publication and Folder Grand Award (2018)
  • CASE Kentucky Total Website Design and Organization Grand Award (2018)
  • CASE III Poster Award of Excellence (2017)
  • CASE III Magazine Special Merit Award (2017)
  • CASE Kentucky Speech Writing Grand Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Publication Writing Grand Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Feature Writing Award of Excellence (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Cover Special Merit Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Editorial Design Special Merit Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Fundraising Publication Special Merit Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Magazine Special Merit Award (2016)
  • CASE III Magazine Improvement Award of Excellence (2016)
  • CASE III Single-Page Publication or Flier Special Merit Award (2016)
  • CASE Kentucky Specialty Piece Grand Award (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Magazine/Publication Rendering for Tablet/Mobile Technology Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Editorial Design Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Periodical Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Feature Writing Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kenutcky Publications Writing Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Photography--Individual Special Merit Award (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Fundraising Publication Special Merit Award (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Magazine Special Merit Award (2015)
  • CASE III Magazine Improvement Award of Excellence (2015)
  • CASE Kentucky Publications Writing Grand Award (2014)
  • CASE Kentucky Cover Grand Award (2014)
  • CASE Kentucky Editorial Design Grand Award (2014)
  • CASE Kentucky Magazine Grand Award (2014)
  • CASE Kentucky Photography--Individual Grand Award (2014)
  • CASE Kentucky Editorial Design Grand Award (2013)
  • CASE Kentucky Magazine Special Merit Award (2013)

To learn more please download and review our Comprehensive Communications Plan and our Social Media Strategy.

If you would like to plan a project please email the Director of Marketing and Communications, Derrick Meads at derrick.meads@uky.edu.